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Litigation attorney

Lynbrook, New York, 11563, United States
January 06, 2018

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Douglas Garrett Tischler, Esq.

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Lynbrook, NY 11563

H- (516) ***-**** C – (516) ***-****


Civil litigator with excellent oral and written communication skills. Background includes a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Economics. Litigation experience includes commercial, legal malpractice defense, premise liability, personal injury, real property and automobile actions.


New York and New Jersey

Federal Court Admissions: S.D.N.Y., E.D.N.Y. and D.N.J.


August, 2017 to December, 2017


Levitt LLP, Mineola, New York

Represented companies and individuals in complex commercial litigation. Prepared business transactional documents.

October, 2016 to March, 2017

Senior Associate

Frenkel Lambert Weiss Weisman & Gordon LLP, Bay Shore, New York

Represented financial institutions in mortgage foreclosure and other real property actions.

June 2016 to September 2016 and December 2013 to August 2014

Per Diem Attorney

Law Office of Perry Ian Tischler, Forest Hills, New York

Handled court appearances and depositions primarily in real property actions.

September 2014 to May 2016


Baker Greenspan & Bernstein, Bellmore, New York

Defended clients in construction accident, personal injury and motor vehicle accident cases including preparing pleadings, discovery, motions and appellate briefs. Appeared at court conferences, argued motions and conducted depositions.

November 1995 to August 2013


Rivkin Radler, L.L.P., Uniondale, New York

Represented professionals, predominantly attorneys, in malpractice, FDCPA and other related actions, including class actions, arising from complex litigation and commercial transactions in Federal and State courts. Responsible for all aspects of pretrial litigation activities including the preparation of pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, memorandum of law, mediation statements and settlement agreements. Appeared at court conferences, argued motions, conducted depositions and negotiated settlements. Prepared budgets and reports to insurance carriers.

Integral member of a team of attorneys that successfully defended against malpractice and fraud claims brought by 359 plaintiffs seeking a billion dollars in damages. Responsibilities included, but not limited to, taking the deposition of numerous plaintiffs and drafting legal documents.

May 1992 to November 1995


Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, P.C., Garden City, New York

Accountable for all facets of pretrial commercial litigation including the preparation of pleadings, discovery demands, motion papers, memorandum of law and appellate briefs. Represented clients during non-jury trials, appellate argument, settlement negotiations, motions, court conferences and depositions.


Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law Review

Dean’s Merit Scholar

Master of Business Administration, State University of New York at Buffalo

Concentration in Finance and Economics

Graduated with Distinction

Recipient of Charles H. Diefendorf Award in Finance

Member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Bachelor of Business Administration, Hofstra University

Concentration in Finance

Graduated with High Honors


Microsoft Word, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Case Management System

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